In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Musk said he's an investor in an artificial-intelligence company called Vicarious — but not because he's trying to make any money. Rather, it's because he likes to "keep an eye on" various technological developments.
Like killer robots.
Here's the full exchange, with the network's Kelly Evans and Julia Boorstin leading the discussion.
JULIA BOORSTIN: Now, I have to ask you about a company that you invested in. As you said, you make almost no investments outside of SpaceX and Tesla.
ELON MUSK: Yeah I'm not really an investor.
JB: You're not an investor?
EM: Right. I don't own any public securities apart from SolarCity and Tesla.
JB: That's amazing. But you did just invest in a company called Vicarious Artificial Intelligence. What is this company?